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Dec 26, 2012 4:00am PST
to be signed into law this is seen as retaliation for a new u.s. law that imposes travel and economic restrictions on human rights abusers in russia. >>> it was a black christmas? initial holiday numbers not very good. a report from master card said holiday sales growth slowed by more than half this year, and the weakest holiday shopping season since 2008. the report said shoppers were not in a subpoenai inspending m of the fiscal cliff threat and hurricane sandy. >>> box office gold for les miserables. it blew away all expectations. raking in $18 million on opening day. strong number one. and number two, jangle on chains, starring jamie fox and leonardo decap icaprio. and then the hob bot, parental guidance and jack reacher. >>> in the next half hour, we'll preview some of the top picks with christopher john farley of speak easy. "the wall street journal's" culture website. we'll look ahead to the movies. >>> ahead on "starting point," we showed you the winter weather in some parts of the country. the other danger? tornadoes. a man rolling the camera as he started to steer his family
Dec 27, 2012 4:00am PST
justice sonia sotomayor refusing to block the contraceptives mandate in president obama's health care law. let me explain this. two companies, hobby lobby arts and crafts stoerds and mardell christian bookstores argue that requiring their group's health care plans to cover contraception violates their religious beliefs. sotomayor who hears emergency appeals said the companies didn't qualify for an injunction while they challenged the requirement in court. she did not rule on the merits of the company's religious-based claims just yet. >>> we've told you about those long delays at the airports thanks to this monumental winter storm. well, in dallas get a load of this. cnn affiliate wfaa reports that one american airlines flight sat stranded at the gate for nearly five hours. one passenger reportedly said the airline told them they could get off, but at the same time warned them they could be leaving at any minute so nobody knew what to do. now listen to the pilot's apology to his passengers. >> it's beyond reproach. i have no words to tell you how sorry i am for all of this. decisions are
Jan 1, 2013 4:00am PST
of midnight in maryland. that's when same-sex marriage became legal there. voters approved the new law in november. seven couples got hitched at 12:01 a.m. with mayor stephanie rawlins blake presiding. >>> ahead on "starting point," how the house handles the deal won't just affect us, it could take an effect on the global economy. richard quest, breaks it down next. >> and elijah cummings joins us live. does he see the fiscal cliff afwremt getting through the house? and we leave you with london's new year's celebration. there it is. you're watching starting point. happy new year. [ lisa ] my name's lisa, and chantix helped me quit. i honestly loved smoking, and i honestly didn't think i would ever quit. [ male announcer ] along with support, chantix is proven to help people quit smoking. it reduces the urge to smoke. it put me at ease that you could smoke on the first week. [ male announcer ] some people had changes in behavior, thinking or mood, hostility, agitation, depressed mood and suicidal thoughts or actions while taking or after stopping chantix. if you notice any of these stop
Dec 28, 2012 4:00am PST
. parents in the u.s. banned from adopting children in russia. the controversial new law signed hours ago, and hundreds of teachers get their hands on guns. learning to shoot. the man offering the course for free and a teacher who took the class. e, alli can help you lose one more by blocking some of the fat you eat. let's fight fat with alli. ♪ i just served my mother-in-law your chicken noodle soup but she loved it so much... i told her it was homemade. everyone tells a little white lie now and then. but now she wants my recipe [ clears his throat ] [ softly ] she's right behind me isn't she? [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. >>> welcome back to "starting point." atlanta, the sun coming up in that beautiful, beautiful city. we're back here on "starting point." our team is ron brown, editorial director at "national journal." will cain from the blaze and the ghost of roland martin. do you need a note from the principal's office? somebody needs to explain to me what goes on with roland. he's never there. >> how do i get that freedom? >> the thing about roland, once
Jan 2, 2013 4:00am PST
pay the bills that they have already incurred through the laws they already passed. let me repeat, we can't pay bills we've already incurred. if congress refuses to give the united states government the ability to pay these bills on time, the consequences for the entire global economy would be katcatastrophi catastrophic. far worse than the impact of a fiscal cliff. >> are the days of grand bargains and compromise, is that a thing of the past? is this sort of the harbinger of things we will see in upcoming weeks? is compromise a dirty word? >> compromise is not a dirty word, but what is, is back room deals. the era of back room deals are over. this administration needs to realize they cannot continue to spend money they've already spent. those sequester dollars are already spent. that was the last debt ceiling hike, so, yes, we are going to have very spirited, very thoughtful debates on cutting what this government spends and right sizes this government. we have a government. we have bureaucracies, we have programs that have outlied their usefulness and trust funds that need to be sta
Dec 31, 2012 4:00am PST
supportive of the so-called plan b. under the current law, 00% of americans get a tax increase. i want to minimize that for as many americans as we can. there is another part of the component. which is spending. if we don't get that under control, you never solve the problem. >> here is the thing and we follow this very closely, obviously as you do. some of our viewers don't and worried about what's going to go on and speaking to the entire world right now, going out to everybody in the world that gets cnn at the moment. here is what they don't understand. you said you were supportive of john boehner's plan b a week ago. which would have raised taxes on people earning above $1 million, only on that amount that was above $1 million. but there are a whole bunch of your own colleagues that wouldn't let that pass. 50 republicans wouldn't vote for that. how is that somebody else's problem? >> democrats can't have it both ways one of the reasons many of my colleagues didn't want to vote on it, harry reid said he wouldn't bring it up for consideration. the democrats can't have it both ways. c
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